Announcing the Ubuntu Manpage Repository
kirkland at ubuntu.com
Sat Sep 6 03:08:06 BST 2008
On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 8:13 PM, Andrew Mathenge <mathenge at gmail.com> wrote:
> Congratulations Dustin. Great job.
> I checked the site but doesn't look like you've uploaded the manpages. Is that
> so or am I missing an extra step?
Search for a manpage in the form in the top right corner, such as, "dash"
Click on the one in the matrix you want to look at, such as Intrepid's dash(1):
Or, browse by Ubuntu release, by clicking on the tab in the upper
right hand corner:
Click down through the file/directory hierarchy to the language and
section you want, such as "Russian", "section 1":
I admit the "title only" search could use some improvement, as it
currently only supports exact matches of titles. Basically, the
equivalent of doing "man dash" from a command line. Once Google's
crawlers have indexed the site (it takes a few weeks), we should be
able to use a Custom Google Search to handle a full text search. I'm
helping that along with some XML sitemaps that are generated along
with the HTML and GZ files, and feeding those directly to Google.
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